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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2018 12:46 p.m. PST

"Fifty years ago, Gene Roddenberry's galaxy spanning Star Trek saga debuted on NBC and helped transform sci-fi television from tired stereotypes into a genre rich with multi-layered drama, ethnically diverse characters, and real world issues. While it wasn't a big hit at the time, Star Trek eventually developed a loyal following that continued through an animated series, the long-running film franchise, and other live-action television series from the late 1980s onward. The show sometimes hired iconic sci-fi writers including Richard Matheson, Robert Bloch, Theodore Sturgeon, and Harlan Ellison (who won a Hugo Award for his episode, "City On The Edge Of Forever"), while Isaac Asimov developed a friendship with Roddenberry…."
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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2018 1:57 p.m. PST

Nice to see someone else caught the Dr. Doremus connection! And not just THE KENNEL MURDER CASE. In THE DRAGON MURDER CASE, they've fetched Doremus out to perform an autopsy as they drain a pond, but there is no body.
"But our theory was sound, Doctor."
"Can't perform an autopsy on a theory. I'm a doctor, not a philosopher."

It's enough to make you wonder whether someone involved with the original series was a Philo Vance fan.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 May 2018 3:08 p.m. PST

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